Draft Spaceflight Bill examined with officials

19 April 2017

The Science and Technology Committee explores the demand for small satellites and sub-orbital flights with witnesses from industry, and officials from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and UK Space Agency, as well as specific clauses in the Bill covering liability, insurance, licencing and airspace.


Wednesday 19 April 2017, Committee Room 15, Palace of Westminster

At 9.30am

  • Stuart Martin, Chief Executive Officer, Satellite Applications Catapult
  • Stuart McIntyre, Chief Executive Officer, Orbital Access
  • Professor Sir Martin Sweeting, Group Executive Chairman, SSTL

At 10.30am

  • Tim Johnson, Policy Director, Civil Aviation Authority
  • Jeremy Stubbs, Programme Manager, Commercial Space Operations, Civil Aviation Authority
  • Rebecca Evernden, Director of Policy, UK Space Agency
  • Dr Richard Crowther, Chief Engineer, UK Space Agency

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